Songs written by Plage/Plant unless noted otherwise.
Total Running Time: 44:24
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“Presence scales back the size of Physical Graffiti to a single album, but it retains the grandiose scope of that double record. If anything, Presence has more majestic epics than its predecessor, opening with the surging, ten-minute Achilles Last Stand and closing with the meandering, nearly ten-minute Tea for One. In between, Led Zeppelin add the lumbering blues workout Nobody's Fault but Mine and the terse, menacing For Your Life, which is the best song on the album. These four tracks take up the bulk of the album, leaving three lighthearted throwaways to alleviate the foreboding atmosphere — and pretensions — of the epics. If all of the throwaways were as focused and funny as those on Physical Graffiti or Houses of the Holy, Zeppelin would have had another classic on their hands. However, the Crescent City love letter of Royal Orleans sags in the middle, and the ersatz rockabilly of Candy Store Rock doesn't muster up the loose, funky swagger of Hots on for Nowhere, which it should in order to work. The three throwaways are also scattered haphazardly throughout the album, making it seem more ponderous than it actually is, and the result is the weakest album Zeppelin had yet recorded” (Erlewine).